Mar 10, 2021, 1:36 PM
A renowned Gambian rights activist cum commentator has observed that the country’s laws are not strong enough in protecting women and girls, thereby exposing them to sexual and gender-based violence.
Following the presentation of his Letters of Credence, High Commissioner Sidibeh conveyed a special greeting from His Excellency Adama Barrow, President of the Republic of The Gambia, Government and People of The Gambia to President Sall.
He used the opportunity to commend President Sall, his Government and the People of Senegal for the support and solidarity the Gambian people have enjoyed from their Senegalese brothers and sisters.
For his part, His Excellency Macky Sall, President of the Republic of Senegal extended fraternal greetings to His Excellency Adama Barrow, President of the Republic of The Gambia. President Sall expressed his Government’s strong commitment to cementing the longstanding relationship and solidarity between Banjul and Dakar.
He promised to widen cooperation areas through the Senegalo-Gambian Presidential Council. President Sall said there is no doubt that the cordial relationship between The Gambia and Senegal is a blessing from the Almighty Allah whilst calling for more commitment to strengthen relations to greater heights.
The two countries renewed their commitment to working closely within multilateral and international institutions in order to pursue the interest of people from both countries.
Issued by the Communication Unit of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation and Gambians Abroad
Gambia’s army chief has emphasized the importance of peace and security in the promotion of togetherness and implementation of advance development, saying people must learn to forgive and forget and forge ahead.
The Gambia Ocean Heroes (GOH) in partnership with Sustainable Ocean Alliance (SOA) will on Saturday 6th March, 2021 organise a river clean up exercise at Fajikunda Farokono.